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Internet Research - Illustrated Fourth Editionby Donald I. Barker
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Equip yourself with Internet Research knowledge using this practical, user-friendly book by the Illustrated Series. Designed to meet the needs of users from a broad range of experience levels, this book provides essential information about Internet Research, including topics on search toolbars, intelligent search agents, and finding, evaluating, and citing online sources!
With both conceptual and step-by-step lessons, this book teaches students the strategies and skills required to use the Internet as a valuable research tool. Updated for currency, this title includes information about search toolbars and the latest advances in intelligent search agents, as well as finding, evaluating, and citing online sources.
About the Author
Donald I. Barker, over the last 25 years, has authored, co-authored, and contributed to 33 textbooks, on subjects ranging from Internet research and computer operating systems to expert systems development and graphics software. He pioneered the "hybrid" college textbook, combining the power of the Internet with the ease of paper to deliver the most up-to-date learning experience possible. He wrote and the first textbooks on how to use Microsoft Windows and Netscape Navigator, as well as created the original series of "how-to" texts on Windows' productivity applications. Don lives in Washington State with his wife.Melissa S. Barker is a marketing and public relations professional, specializing in social media marketing and search engine marketing. She designed and implemented a social media marketing campaign for the Virtual Private Library, a popular subject directory, which included the production of a widely viewed five-star rated promotional YouTube video called, "The Virtual Private Library and the Deep Web," as well as a feature article, "Top 10 Internet Search Tips." She lives Washington State.Katherine T. Pinard has over 20 years experience writing and editing books about computers and applications. She has co-authored or contributed to ten books published by Course Technology and has edited over 50 titles for the company, as well as numerous titles for other publishers. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and three children.
Table of Contents
Unit A: Searching the Internet Effectively Unit B: Constructing Complex Searches Unit C: Browsing Subject Guides Unit D: Finding Specialty Information
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